The 10 Different Types Of Friends Your Friend Group Definitely Knows
Start writing a post

The 10 Different Types Of Friends Your Friend Group Definitely Knows

You know exactly which of your friends is which.

The 10 Different Types Of Friends Your Friend Group Definitely Knows
Sophia Bercow

Every group of friends is different based on common beliefs, morals, values, and personalities. No one group is the same, and that’s how it should be. You shouldn’t be friends with people that you have nothing in common with because there’s a high likelihood you won’t get along, so don’t try and force it.

While every group is different in its own way, there are definitely some classic stereotypes we all know and love. You know that one friend who takes care of everyone else in the group? Or maybe the one who goes out six out of the seven nights of the week? I know I sure do. I know them well. Here are the 10 different types of friends you definitely have in your friend group.

1. The “mom” friend

This is the friend I just mentioned. They’re the ones who are always looking out for you, and they always want you to be doing well. They still come out with the rest of the group once or twice a week, but they’re constantly checking in with everyone to make sure no one is too drunk… or they’re taking care of the friend who is too drunk. We love you, “mom” friend.

2. The “grandma” friend

Contrary to the “mom” friend, this is the friend who never comes out and is always in bed by 9 p.m. They’re on top of their schoolwork and their physical health because they always get their full eight hours of sleep. They also have the best advice for every situation because they just seem so much wiser than you. Be more like “grandma” friend, everyone. Just do it.

3. The partier

This is the friend I also mentioned already. You know the one who outdrinks you every single time you go out and still has the stamina to party Wednesday-Saturday at least. This is the friend who makes it to the day fade AND the frat parties. Do not try and match them in drinks. Seriously… do not do it.

4. The studious one

Ah, the good student. The one you wish you were even half as smart as when it comes to school. The one your parents wish you were. The one your family thinks you’re trying to be. The one your dad thinks he is paying for you to be in college. Classic.

5. The work out junkie

Honestly, it’s a love/hate relationship with this friend. You hate them when they drag you out of bed to go to the gym with them, but you love them once it’s over and you feel good about yourself. You hate them when they text you that they can come over and join you in your all-day-long Netflix binge after they work out, but you love them for inspiring you to grab the bag of carrot sticks instead of the tub of ice cream.

6. The one who never sleeps

Here we have the friend that you can text at 4 a.m. because you crammed for an essay and you need a RedBull. They will be awake to bring you one as they smash another one themselves. They’re literally always awake and you’re kind of… concerned? Like, dude. Sleep tonight. If you’re reading this and this is you, sleep tonight. You need it.

7. The one who sleeps too much

You know when you text your friend to hang out and grab brunch? Then they respond at 3 p.m. saying they just woke up? So you say it’s cool maybe we can grab dinner? And then they respond at 8 p.m. saying sorry they just woke up from their nap? Okay? Are you okay?

8. The one who knows everything about pop culture

I’m sorry, can you please explain to me what “clout” is one more time? And which Kardashian is married to which basketball player these days? The pop culture friend knows all. They know everything going on with the celebs and they know every hot trend coming up for the next five years in advance already. They constantly make you feel like the “grandma” friend.

9. The one who knows everything about politics

This friend should definitely be kept around. With so much craziness happening on in the world right now, I definitely feel like I get lost trying to keep up with it all. The friend who isn’t incredibly overwhelmed by it all will definitely keep you updated on everything current events related, and you won’t have to worry about being out of the loop.

10. Your best friend

Out of your entire group of friends, this person is your person. You both have the same sense of humor and the same expectations of friendship. They will be there for you always, without question or judgment. While we love all friends in our friend groups, your best friend is the one you spend 24/7 with. You’ve already agreed that if by age 38, you still haven’t found the one, you’re just gonna call it good and get hitched.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.

I just recently got engaged and planning a wedding during a pandemic is actually kind of a nightmare.

A lot of venues are taken for 2021 because of corona brides and grooms who have had to reschedule their weddings and the same goes for other vendors and literally everything else.

Keep Reading... Show less

While promoting her most recent movie, "Work It," Sabrina Carpenter has divulged some of her favorite beauty products to interviewers.

Keep Reading... Show less

When I say we can't stop thinking about the relationship advice Miley Cyrus dropped on "Call Her Daddy" today, I mean it literally.

Her truth bombs hit me (and most who listened) like a wrecking ball and coupled with the release of her new song "Midnight Sky," we're going to need some time to process the greatness. In case you haven't listened yet (what are you waiting for?), here are 10 relationship tips Miley shared that we should all live by for the rest of time.

Keep Reading... Show less

Founders Of Color: Rec Room's Dre Taylor On What Blackness Can Look Like And Not Working For Free

"It mattered to me that when we were depicting racial diversity for Rec Room, we showed the broad spectrum of what Blackness can look like."

Rec Room

The world of sustainable fashion is inundated with marketing gimmicks, false advertising, and large corporations cutting corners — Rec Room is the pure antithesis of that.

Keep Reading... Show less

"New Girl" is one of the best sitcoms of all time. Honestly, it is so much fun to watch, so much fun to relate to, just all around a great show.

Not only is a great show, it has so many different great settings, obviously including the loft. If you live by Nick Miller quotes and desperately tried to learn how to play "True American," you need to buy these things because you are a true "New Girl" fan.

Keep Reading... Show less

You know those items you've been pinning to your Home board on Pinterest for [insert amount of time]? Well, it's officially the moment to turn that wishlist into a married life reality, and it's going to be SO fun.

But, before you get to shopping and adding things to your upgraded bridal wishlist (sorry, Pinterest, it was lovely while it lasted), you'll first want to decide where you want to open your registry (or registries, if you want options). Here are 17 of the best websites and stores to consider saying "I do" to for your wedding registry, to have and to hold for as long as people are buying you wedding gifts.

Keep Reading... Show less

If you've ever been in the dating game, or currently are, chances are you've had a date gone wrong. These are often times super embarrassing, but they are always funny to look back on.

Keep Reading... Show less
Health and Wellness

5 At-Home Therapy Tips You Need, No Matter What Your Therapy Routine Is

Whether you're in a Zoom session or live-chatting, make sure your home therapy space is good to go.

No matter what stigmas you held about therapy before this year, I'm sure 2020 has affirmed that we could ALL use a nice long therapy session. Between wildfires that took over an entire continent, a global health crisis, and what's sure to be one giant circus of an election in the United States, we need help and we need it now.

The fact of the matter is, therapy has been a helpful, valid resource long before the world decided to become one giant dumpster fire. Having a safe space to discuss what's going on in your life, worries you have, and struggles you're facing has become a very normal thing for individuals' mental health.

Keep Reading... Show less

Dunkin' just announced that they'll be releasing their fall menu earlier than ever — set to debut on August 19 — and that it'll include new menu options this season, including a new signature pumpkin spice latte. Let me just say, Starbucks has some fall-menu competition now.

Keep Reading... Show less

When it comes to wedding planning, each and every detail is customized to the style of the couple. From venue and decorations to food and beverages, nothing gets overlooked — whether your wedding is big, small, or virtual.

The same thing goes for invites, which are getting more and more beautiful every wedding season. If you're looking to customize your wedding invitations, the options are endless... you can add pictures if you wish, opt for fancy artwork, or keep it simple with just text).

Keep Reading... Show less
Facebook Comments